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Project meeting, Engaresero Maasai Pastoralist Heritage Area (Tanzania). © FAO/David Boerma.

News in 2017

The GIAHS Secretariat will hold a workshop to share experiences of implementing measures in action plans among GIAHS sites and consider how GIAHS holding countries can best execute monitoring. The workshop will take place in Rome, FAO HQ, from 29th to 30th of June. The objective of this workshop is to share experiences of implementing measures in action plans among the North African Oasis GIAHS sites and seek key elements for...
The Tunisian GIAHS National Commission was officially established during the GIAHS National Workshop on February 16, 2017. The newly established Commission brings together various ministries of Tunisia, including Local Affairs and Environment, Agriculture, Culture and Heritage, Tourism and Education, as well as the Tunisian Union of Agriculture and Fisheries, the Tunisian Union of Industry, Trade and Handicraft, the National Commission on Education, Culture and Science and Environmental and development associations....
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The GIAHS Workshop for Europe and Central Asia successfully met the expectations of participants. Presentations and discussions during the first day of meeting at FAO headquarters provided insights for the future development of GIAHS. New partnerships and enhanced collaboration with new European countries were announced, as well as the intention of European and Central Asian countries to submit their proposals for the recognition of GIAHS sites in the near future. The inclusion of...
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GIAHS activities in Kilimanjaro slopes, Tanzania, have been mentioned on FAO Climate Change webpage. http://www.fao.org/climate-change/news/detail/en/c/881113/
 Agroecology and GIAHS: how can innovative systemic approaches contribute to sustainable development? FAO, Malaysia Room, 23rd March 2017   The Permanent Representations of Italy, France and China with the collaboration of GIAHS are organizing on 23 March 2017 the following  seminar “Agroecology and the Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS): how can innovative systemic approaches contribute to sustainable development?” The seminar will highlight the synergies between Agroecology and GIAHS. Both offer theoretical and practical...
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